Grímsvötn is a volcano in South-East Iceland. It is in the highlands of Iceland at the northwestern side of the Vatnajökull ice-cap. The caldera is at at an elevation of m ft). Beneath the caldera is the magma chamber of the G
Iceland is called 'The Land of Ice and Fire' for a good reason. The glaciers and cold climate mixed with volcanoes and geothermal activity is undeniably an interesting combination. There is seldom eruptions, but activity is going on all the time.
As a knitted textiles designer, I draw inspiration from architectural forms, interlocking structures and contrasting textures. I aim to produce work which is intriguing, complex and unique by combining traditional techniques and unusual materials.
A collection of 3D woven fabrics inspired by the optical 3D nature amongst architecture. Using a range of active yarns which react with heat and finishing techniques, this collection displays structural fabrics with contrasting colours throughout to enhance the 3D and optical qualities. A fun collection full of colour and movement through the structural qualities. Awarded the Incorporation of Weavers Innovation Prize 2015.